Valtteri Bottas won an astonishing Austrian GP, as a penalised Lewis Hamilton was relegated off the podium to fourth, in a hugely-dramatic return for

Austrian GP: Valtteri Bottas wins wild F1 opener; Lewis Hamilton loses podium

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2020-07-05 15:45:57

Valtteri Bottas won an astonishing Austrian GP, as a penalised Lewis Hamilton was relegated off the podium to fourth, in a hugely-dramatic return for Formula 1 in the first race of the delayed 2020 season. Continue reading on Sky Sports

Lewis Hamilton was given a five-second penalty for this collision with Alex Albon after the restart.

Valtteri Bottas won an astonishing Austrian GP, as a penalised Lewis Hamilton was relegated off the podium to fourth, in a hugely-dramatic return for Formula 1 in the first race of the delayed 2020 season.

Hamilton finished second to Bottas on the road as otherwise-dominant Mercedes nursed gearbox problems but slipped to fourth in the final result after being handed a late five-second time penalty for a collision with Red Bull’s Alex Albon.

A charging Charles Leclerc inherited second as a result after an unexpected late surge for struggling Ferrari, with Lando Norris capping an brilliant weekend for him by claiming the first podium of his young career for McLaren.

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